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Taliban claims responsibility for Pakistan attack

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar terror organization says it targeted children, Christians celebrating Easter.Matt Wanderman, 3/28/2016, 7:50 AM

ISIS, Taliban recruits joined Galloway Gaza convoy

Following revelations that ISIS torturer joined George Galloway's 2009 convoy, new report shows he wasn't the only terrorist aboard.Ari Soffer, 2/9/2016, 5:05 PM

Taliban releases recording denying leader's death

'There is no truth to the rumors that I was injured or killed in [Pakistan],' says man, allegedly Mullah Akhtar Mansour.Matt Wanderman, 12/5/2015, 10:56 PM

Taliban Claims Downing a US Army Plane

Taliban says it shot down military transport plane at key town on route of terror influx from Pakistan; NATO has yet to confirm.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2015, 7:30 AM

Taliban Admits Publicly to Hiding Leader's Death

Mullah Mohammed Omar has been dead since 2013, but the group kept a facade to attract more terrorists in the face of NATO forces.Tova Dvorin, 8/31/2015, 10:50 PM

'Wanted' Taliban Leader 'Has Been Dead for Years'

Afghan officials reveal Mullah Mohammed Omar, who has $10 million bounty on his head by US, died 2-3 years ago.Ari Yashar, 7/29/2015, 1:37 PM

Oops: 14 Afghan Soldiers Killed by US Airstrike

In what appears to be a damaging snafu, US strike hits army checkpoint in Taliban stronghold region of Kabul, killing 14 soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2015, 9:17 AM

Pakistan: 10 Sentenced to Life in Malala Shooting

Pakistani court sentenced ten men to life in prison for their involvement in a 2012 assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2015, 4:43 AM

Australia Warns ISIS May Expand into Afghanistan

At security summit between Australia and UK, assessments shared on possible ISIS spread into Taliban elements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2015, 9:53 AM

Pakistan Arrests ISIS Recruiter in Lahore

Suspect worked with local imam to build ISIS presence in Pakistani capital, earned $600 for each person they recruited.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2015, 5:53 PM

Al-Qaeda 'Pot' Calls Taliban 'Kettle' Black

Al-Qaeda killed thousands in its attack on the World Trade Center, but their 'hearts bled' over last week's Pakistan massacre.Yaakov Levi, 12/21/2014, 5:29 PM

Afghanistan Taliban Condemns Pakistan Taliban

Afghanistan Taliban says intentional killing of innocent people is "against the basics of Islam".Ben Ariel, 12/17/2014, 12:15 AM

141 Murdered in Taliban Attack on Pakistan School

132 children among the dead in largest attack in years in the country, over 100 others wounded many with numerous gunshots.Ari Yashar, 12/16/2014, 7:13 PM

Five Taliban Leaders Declare Loyalty to ISIS

ISIS gains ground in Pakistan, as yet another local Islamist group goes global.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 8:19 AM

Pakistani Schoolgirl Shot by Taliban Wins Nobel

Peace prize split by Malala Yousafzai and India's Kailash Satyarthi, fighters for children's right to education.Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014, 12:38 PM

Watchdog Group: Bergdahl Transfer Broke US Law

Pentagon, Defense Department, and Obama himself may have violated US law in trading captive soldier for top terrorists, group says.Tova Dvorin, 8/22/2014, 10:28 AM

Investigation into Bowe Bergdahl Abduction Begins

US Army investigates whether or not controversial US captive deserted to join the Taliban.Tova Dvorin, 8/7/2014, 1:17 PM

Hagel: Bergdahl Trade 'In the US's Best Interests'

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel defends controversial prisoner swap to Congress, claims ends justify the means in saving soldier's life.Tova Dvorin, 6/11/2014, 8:25 PM

After Bergdahl, Taliban Threatens More Kidnappings

'It’s better to kidnap one person like Bergdahl than kidnapping hundreds of useless people,' Taliban commander says.Tova Dvorin, 6/8/2014, 7:50 AM

Pakistan Taliban Leader Killed in Power Struggle

Days after Mehsud faction breaks off from TTP for 'un-Islamic' practices such as public attacks, terror leader gunned down.Ari Yashar, 6/6/2014, 1:20 PM

Taliban Releases Video of US Soldier Hand-Over

Footage shows Bowe Bergdahl escorted by armed Taliban guards, before being whisked away in US helicopter.Ari Soffer, 6/4/2014, 9:45 PM

John Bolton Slams 'Despicable' Taliban Deal

Former Ambassador John Bolton says neither US or Israel should negotiate with terrorists 'under any circumstances' - including Hamas.Ari Soffer, 6/3/2014, 2:30 PM

Republicans Question Prisoner Exchange

Republicans welcome the release of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, but express concern over the five Taliban terrorists released in exchange.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2014, 4:43 AM

Taliban Welcomes 'Victory' After US Exchange

Taliban leader issues rare public statement congratulating Islamists over US terrorist release; Afghan government livid over the swap.Tova Dvorin, 6/1/2014, 9:46 PM

Bergdahl Release Not Being Feted by All

Some Americans - from Army personnel to US Senators - are questioning what really brought home Taliban captive.Yaakov Levi, 6/1/2014, 2:52 PM

US Soldier Freed by Taliban

US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl handed over to US forces in good health, in deal for five Afghan detainees.Arutz Sheva, 5/31/2014, 10:49 PM

US Bureaucracy Keeping Soldier Captive?

Officials indicate Taliban captors are trying to make a deal to free Sgt. Bergdahl, but that a disorganized US effort has yet to respond.Ari Yashar, 4/24/2014, 4:28 PM

Heroic Pakistan Boy Killed Stopping Terrorist

15-year-old Pakistan student killed as he tackled suicide bomber to prevent him from blowing up his school.Ari Yashar, 1/10/2014, 8:19 AM

Taliban Meets to Choose New Leader

Taliban's ruling council meets to choose a new leader after a U.S. drone killed the former leader Hakimullah Mehsud.Elad Benari, 11/3/2013, 2:41 AM

Head of Taliban Killed in U.S. Drone Strike

Hakimullah Mehsud, the head of the Pakistani Taliban, has been killed in a drone strike in North Waziristan.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/1/2013, 9:32 PM

U.S. Forces Capture Senior Taliban Commander

Latif Mehsud, senior commander for the Taliban, captured in a military operation.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/11/2013, 10:12 PM

Suicide Bombing Rocks US Consulate in Herat

A Taliban suicide bomber has detonated a huge blast outside the US Consulate in Afghan city of Herat.Adam Ross, 9/13/2013, 8:31 AM

U.S. Army Base in Afghanistan Bombed By Taliban

A series of explosions reportedly hit a U.S. base in Afghanistan. Taliban terrorists have taken responsibility.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/3/2013, 1:44 AM

A Dollar to a Child to Blow Himself Up

Taliban terrorists are bribing starving eight year old children to plant roadside bombs, act as decoys and to be suicide bombers.Chana Ya'ar, 7/24/2013, 6:48 PM

Taliban Setting Up Base in Syria

The Pakistani Taliban have visited Syria to assess "the needs of the jihad", says an official with the organization.Elad Benari, 7/15/2013, 5:14 AM

Kerry Urges Taliban to Resume Peace Talks

Secretary of State John Kerry called on the Taliban to get peace talks “back on track,” after the recent breakdown of negotiations.Rina Tzvi , 6/24/2013, 2:14 PM

US Citizen Among Victims of Pakistan Shooting

An American citizen was among one of ten foreign tourists to be shot and killed when gunmen burst into a hotel in northern Pakistan.Rina Tzvi , 6/24/2013, 11:38 AM

Report: US, Taliban to Hold Peace Talks

United States and Taliban officials will engage in Afghanistan peace talks Thursday, senior U.S. administration officials said.Rina Tzvi , 6/18/2013, 10:39 PM

Top Taliban Leader Killed in Pakistan Drone Strike

The Pakistan Taliban's second-in-command was killed in a drone strike Wednesday in the country's tribal region. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/29/2013, 5:50 PM

Courageous Women Can Change the World: Malala Yousafzai

Last year an extremist tried to kill her on her way back from school. She was treated in the UK where she now lives, studies, and endeavors for freedom.MP Fiamma Nirenstein, 5/19/2013, 6:56 AM

Taliban: 'Wherever We Find Americans We Kill Them'

Pakistani Taliban: 'Wherever we find Americans we kill them, but we don't have any connection with the Boston explosions."Arutz Sheva staff, 4/17/2013, 4:57 PM

Blast Kills 10 Near US Consulate in Pakistan

Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for a blast that killed 10 people and injured 31 others near US Consulate in Peshawar on Friday.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/31/2013, 6:48 AM

Miami Imam Convicted in Aiding Pakistani Taliban

The imam of a mosque in Miami was found guilty on Monday of funneling thousands of dollars to the Pakistani Taliban.Rachel Hirsfeld, 3/5/2013, 7:16 PM

Afghan President Alleges US-Taliban Collusion

President Karzai has accused the US of colluding with the Taliban to justify its presence in Afghanistan. , 3/4/2013, 7:32 PM

Afghan Taliban Likens US Exit Strategy to Vietnam

The Taliban likened the impending withdrawal of US-led foreign troops to the end of the Vietnam war.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/2/2013, 8:23 PM

American Doctor Rescued from Taliban

An American doctor abducted by the Taliban was rescued by coalition forces Sunday in eastern Afghanistan. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/10/2012, 3:46 AM

Taliban Weighs in on Obama Victory

The Taliban told re-elected Obama to admit that the US has lost the war in Afghanistan and to pull troops out of the country immediately. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/7/2012, 10:17 PM

Ex Neo-Nazi: Joining Taliban a 'Terrible Mistake'

A former neo-Nazi who joined Taliban and attacked an American base near Afghan-Pakistan border said in court he “made a terrible mistake”.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/4/2012, 8:43 AM

Suspects Arrested in Shooting of Malala Yousufzai

The main suspect in the shooting of Malala Yousufzai, the teenage activist who spoke out against the Taliban, has been arrested.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/24/2012, 9:30 PM

Taliban Threatens Second Schoolgirl

After shooting 14-year-old Malala Yousefzai, Taliban terrorists go on to threaten schoolgirl Hina Khan.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2012, 6:34 PM

'Concert Against Hate' Remembers Acts of Courage

Thousands gathered at the Kennedy Center for an evening of music and testimonials about acts of courage in confronting extremism.Rachel Hirshfeld, 10/17/2012, 12:23 PM

CBS News Reporter Slams Obama Over Taliban Lie

CBS News reporter Lara Logan lambasts the Obama administration for pushing the "major lie" that the Taliban has been weakened.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/12/2012, 10:22 PM

14-Year-Old Victim's Bullet Surgery 'Successful'

The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for shooting a 14-year-old activist, known for speaking out against the Taliban. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/10/2012, 3:03 PM

Taliban Vows to Kindap and Kill Prince Harry

The Afghan Taliban vowed on Monday to do everything in their power to kidnap or assassinate Britain's Prince Harry.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/11/2012, 3:06 PM

Video:Suicide Bomber Rams US Consulate in Pakistan

A suicide bomber rammed his vehicles not the U.S. Consulate in Pakistan, killing two non-Americans and himself. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/4/2012, 1:14 AM

Taliban Beheads 17 for Partaking in Celebration

Taliban insurgents beheaded 17 civilians, including two women, in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/27/2012, 11:08 AM

Taliban Leader Killed in Afghanistan Strike

A senior Pakistani Taliban leader was killed in a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan's northern Kunar province, the NATO announced Saturday. Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/26/2012, 1:28 PM